Director, Canberra Museum and Gallery

Canberra Museum and Gallery
Closing Date
Wed, 29th July 2020
Position Type
Full Time
$148,991 plus superannuation

We are looking for a leader in the museums and galleries sector :  a highly talented, motivated and dynamic individual with extensive experience in the sector, to guide the Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG) in its next phase of development.

The person we are looking for will have the following qualities.

*The vision and drive to develop CMAG further as a leading regional facility.

*Extensive experience in all aspects of leading a gallery and/or museum and in museological principles and practices, including the ability to lead staff from different disciplines and to manage the development of exhibitions, learning programs and community programs, together with collection management activities.

*The ability to make a strategic and constructive contribution as a member of the senior management team of the Cultural Facilities Corporation.

CMAG is part of the Cultural Facilities Corporation (CFC), a statutory enterprise of the ACT Government that manages a number of the ACT’s major cultural venues.

CMAG serves a unique role as a place to experience the diverse history and contemporary culture of the Canberra region.

The Director of CMAG reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the CFC and, through the CEO, to the CFC Board.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: A degree in fine arts, art history, social history, cultural heritage management, arts management or similar is essential.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a CV and a written response to the selection criteria outlined in the position description by selecting the 'Apply Now' button at


Contact Officer: Harriet Elvin on or 02 6207 3976

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